Hang onto your socks. The last week of bidding could be fierce for one of those rare Boston Garter cards at Heritage Auctions.
Modern Sports Card News
Packing four autographs per master box, 2019 Bowman’s Best baseball will arrive with a shout out to a Bowman product design from 20 years ago.
Rare and high-grade cards, autographs and memorabilia from baseball icons are among hundreds of lots in Memory Lane’s upcoming auction, which also features items from the family of a popular former player and manager.
Can’t or won’t leave the east coast for the NSCC? One of the east’s big shows returns for another engagement not long afterward.
Sports Memorabilia News
Rony J. Almeida created a vast collection of historic soccer memorabilia to preserve the history of “The Beautiful Game.”
Around the Hobby
A Babe Ruth Standard Biscuit rookie card and 1917 Boston Store issue sold for over $200,000 combined, but a couple of current era cards also sold for big bucks.
The NSCC and NBC Chicago team up for a sweepstakes; Boris Becker’s stuff sells; NBA Auctions is offering Finals warmups and an auction and sale of stuff from the old Palace of Auburn Hills.
- Notes: NSCC Autograph Additions; Altered Cards; Rookie Premiere Story; Mayo Factory History
- Notes on the Card Doctoring Scandal
- Notes: Gretzky Collector’s Crazy Tattoo; Ruth Jersey on Nightly News; Gary V Touts Cards Again
- Editor’s Blog: List of Doctored Cards Grows; Today Show on MLB Authentication, More
What’s Hot in the Shop
A successful Kid’s Club launch has Mike feeling excited for the future as he runs down the top five best selling sports card boxes.